Annabel Lamb

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Annabel Lamb
Birth name Annabel Lamb
Born 1958 (age 55–56)
Surrey, England
Genres New wave, synthpop, experimental rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, keyboards
Years active 1982–present
Labels A&M
Website Annabel Lamb homepage

Annabel Lamb (born 1958, Surrey) is an English singer-songwriter.

Career[edit]

Annabel Lamb has released eight albums to date. She had a British Top 30 hit in 1983 with her cover version of The Doors song, "Riders on the Storm", her only hit in the UK Singles Chart. She appeared performing the song on Top of The Pops later that year.[1] Her debut album, Once Bitten, included a guest appearance by Marillion vocalist, Steve Hogarth on keyboards. Her second album, The Flame, spent one week at Number 84 in the UK Albums Chart in April 1984.[1] She has been diverse at times, her earlier albums showing new wave, synthpop, experimental rock, jazz and ethnic influences.[2]

Lamb has been a session singer and musician for Toni Basil and Tina Charles. As well as her recording and touring career, Lamb has co-written songs with many other artists, notably the song "Amazed Are We" for Maxi Priest.[2] Amongst her influences, she lists James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Jane Siberry, Fairport Convention, and Paul Brady.[2]

Lamb has a son, Henry Brill, with her former producer and husband, Wally Brill. He is in a band called Burning Beard.[3] She toured throughout Europe since 2008 with Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri as a backing vocalists.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
UK
[5]
NED SWE
1982 "Tell Him / All night T.V."
1982 "I know how love goes / Electronic toys"
1982 "Cinderella / Safety in numbers" Once Bitten
1983 "Once Bitten"
"Heartland"
"Riders On The Storm" 27 18
1984 "The Flame" 92 The Flame
"So Lucky In Bed"
1986 "When Angels Travel" When Angels Travel
"African Affair"
1987 "Different Drum" Brides
"Country Of Love"
"Chase Across The World"
"Talk To Me" (theme from 'Damon & Debbie') single only
1988 "The Ghost Of You" Justice
1989 "Refugee" 44
1993 "Pistols At Dawn" Flow
"Wild World"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 312. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ a b c "news". Annabel Lamb. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  3. ^ "Burning Beard | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace.com. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  4. ^ Annabel Lamb, Discography Allmusic.com
  5. ^ "Official Charts Company: Annabel Lamb". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-05-22. 

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